Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Real Estate Seminars and Reviews

The first Real Estate Licensure Examination for 2008 will be held on May 27 in the following venues: Bacolod City, Baguio City, Cebu City, Davao City, Iloilo City, Legaspi City, Lipa City, Quezon City, and Tarlac City.

Already, review centers are now very busy preparing individuals planning to take the licensure examination. One of them is the Urban Institute which, in its newspaper advertisement, prides itself of being the "home of topnotchers and successful brokers" and a more than 86 percent passing rate in the May 2007 examination.

The evening classes at the Urban Institute (from 6 to 10 pm) will start on February 26 and will go on for 7 Tuesdays. The also have afternoon sessions for Mondays which will start on February 25, Thursdays which will start on February 28, and Saturdays which will start March 1, all to take 6 meetings.

The Institute will be conducting the seminars in Makati and Quezon City. For more information, you may contact 09164269174, 09216839431, and 6810928, or email

Another option is the NAR Philippines Comprehensive Real Estate Seminar and Review which will conduct sessions on April 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 9 to 4 pm at the Asian Mansion I in Makati. For more information, contact Beth at 4539716 or 09173467719, or Nelia at 9278722 or 09178237486.

And there are others. REBAP Mandaluyong will also hold a comprehensive seminar and review somewhere in Shaw. For more information, call 7174253 or 5316914.

By the way, check out my new blog on Philippine Real Estate, Own This Property.

Saturday, February 2, 2008

P4M discount from an 8-door apartment

I have just started a new real estate blog entitled "Own This Property". I decided to be on the lookout for good real estate deals for the rich and poor alike. A good example is the one I have just posted there, an 8-door apartment in Las PiƱas with a fully operational water refilling station easily worth P8M is being sold for just P3.99M.

I got the information from a feed from Trace Trajano, a Filipino real estate investor based in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, and author of the book Think Rich Quick. He, together with Larry Gamboa and Bo Sanchez, are aiming to produce one million Filipino millionaires worldwide by 2020.

Read more at my new real estate blog, Own This Property.